Wilfrid and the British Boy

Thinking about this month's lost kingdom of Craven, it calls to mind the episode in Stephan's Life of Wilfrid where Wilfrid miraculously restores a boy to life and then later forcefully reclaims him at age 7. The miraculous healing of the British boy is given in the chapter immediately after Wilfrid is given lands in... Continue Reading →

LKM: Craven

This month's lost kingdom is the British kingdom of Craven. It has been identified by placenames only and its existence as a distinct district in the Domesday Book. The district of Craven is to the north-west of Elmet reaching to the rivers Ribble, Wharfe, and Aire. Note that in the past, most of Craven has... Continue Reading →

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